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Dennis Moore links [Rep. Moore touts Thompson endorsement of bill:][1] "Outgoing Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tommy Thompson shocked the Bush administration earlier this month when he said that he wanted Congress to give him the authority to negotiate Medicare drug prices," reports The Hill. "But it wasn't the first time Thompson had addressed the issue, according to a House lawmaker. Rep. Dennis Moore (D-Kan.), who has introduced legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices, said last week that he discussed the matter with Thompson in July.Sam Brownback links [Why Know?:][2] The New Yorker profiles Judith Reisman, who recently testified at Sen. Sam Brownback's hearing on the dangers of pornography - and who blames America's moral ills on 1950s sex researcher Alfred Kinsey. "To a reader of Reisman's scholarly papers, it sometimes appears that there is little for which she does not hold Kinsey responsible. In her research on gays, for instance, she has written that the 'recruitment techniques' of homosexuals rival those of the Marine Corps. The Kinsey paradigm, she holds, created the moral framework that makes such recruitment possible," Daniel Kadosh writes. He adds: "She is hoping that someone will revive H.R. 2749, a bill introduced, at Reisman's urging, in 1995 to determine if 'The Kinsey Reports' 'are the result of any fraud or criminal wrongdoing.'"Jim Ryun links [Kansas State University Civil Engineering Department Awarded Federal Funding for Transportation Center (press release):][3] K-State will receive $500,000 in federal funding to study how to make country roads safer for elderly drivers and the transport of agriculture products. U.S. Rep. Jim Ryun (R-Kan.), regarding his work on this measure, said, "I am pleased to secure this funding for K-State and the people of Kansas. Rural areas face unique transportation challenges. This expenditure will help provide the necessary research and development needed to ensure that thousands of rural Kansans will have safe and efficient roads."How to contact As always, you can find information to contact members of the Kansas congressional delegation [here.][4] [1]: http://www.thehill.com/thehill/export/TheHill/News/Frontpage/121504/thompson.html [2]: http://www.newyorker.com/printable/?talk/041206ta_talk_radosh [3]: http://releases.usnewswire.com/GetRelease.asp?id=40685 [4]: http://ljworld.com/extra/where_to_write.html#fed


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